ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (Monday, September 24, 2018) The National Association of Elevator Contractors (NAEC) is proud to host the 69th Annual Convention & 2018 Exposition, the largest vertical transportation show in North America, at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, September 24-27, 2018.

The 2018 Convention & Exposition will host more than 200 premier supplier exhibiting companies and provide experiential networking opportunities with industry professionals from around the world. Educational sessions will be offered for attendees to earn continuing education credits for accreditation and Roundtable discussions will give attendees the opportunity to discuss specific issues in a small group setting, allowing them to share valuable experiences, learn from one another as well as network.

NAEC is delighted to be back in Atlantic City at the award-winning Atlantic City Convention Center, the largest convention facility in New Jersey. It is the perfect place to gather with your peers to enjoy excellent educational opportunities, quality networking, and a chance to see the latest and greatest technology and products offered to the elevator industry.

Averaging more than 2,500 attendees in recent years, NAEC is looking forward to another successful Convention. Attendees will enjoy the close proximity between hotels and the Boardwalk with an amazing selection of diverse restaurants, retail shops and exciting entertainment options, all just walking distance or a jitney ride from the Convention Center.

Local Atlantic City businesses are expected to greatly benefit from the activity at the convention center. The estimated economic impact is expected to reach more than $5.4 million. In addition, more than 3,900 hotel rooms have been contracted by convention center visitors.

There is no better time or place to improve your knowledge, network with other industry professionals and explore the possibilities of your business’ future plans than here at the NAEC 69th Annual Convention & Exposition.

If you would like more information about attending or exhibiting, please contact Alesa McArthur at 770-760-9660 or email at


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NAEC is an association of elevator businesses serving primarily the interests of independent elevator contractors and suppliers of products and services and promoting safe and reliable elevator, escalator and short-range transportation and promoting excellence in the management of member companies.

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